Japanese Dolls: The Fascinating World of Ningyo

Japanese Dolls: The Fascinating World of Ningyo

Alan Scott Pate

The attention-grabbing international of eastern doll collecting

For centuries, jap doll artisans created outstanding artworks, invested with either major cultural that means and elemental attractiveness, encased within the deceptively basic physique of a doll.

Japanese Dolls: The interesting international of Ningyo, is a cornucopia of knowledge for eastern artwork creditors, Asian doll creditors and doll fanatics of all degrees and pursuits. filled with appealing photos, the publication information 18 forms of extensively accrued, available and reasonable, vintage and classic dolls and collectible figurines (ningyo).

Author Alan Scott Pate—the best American professional on jap dolls—writes in illuminating element in regards to the traditions of every form of doll and stocks useful find out how to acquire this extraordinary jap paintings shape. incorporated are:

  • Festival dolls: hina-ningyo, musha-ningyo, tableau dolls
  • Display dolls: saga-ningyo, gosho-ningyo, isho-ningyo, iki-ningyo
  • Wood dolls: kamo-ningyo, nara-ningyo, kokeshi-ningyo
  • Clay dolls: fushimi-ningyo, hakata-ningyo
  • Mechanical dolls: karakuri-ningyo, kobe-ningyo
  • Theatrical dolls: bunraku-ningyo, takeda-ningyo
  • Play dolls: ichimatsu-ningyo, keue saiko

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